Services

CONTRACT NEGOTIATION

  • Thread taps into industry leaders around the world to secure the best opportunities for clients at all levels of basketball
  • Negotiated over $55 million (USD) in European and non-North American contracts
  • Negotiated and maintained over $250 million (USD) in NBA playing contracts

CLIENT SERVICES

  • Committed to serving clients’ needs both on and off the court
  • Provide networking and resource opportunities that allow clients to build their profile in the industry
  • Devoted to helping clients secure financial and estate planning
  • Develop strategic public relations programs to promote client profiles and successfully manage public image
  • Maintain relationships with leading sports and basketball media around the world

MARKETING &  ENDORSEMENTS

  • Manage and execute marketing campaigns with industry-leading companies
  • Thread has secured contracts and campaigns with companies including Reebok, Jordan, Nike, AND 1, EA Sports, Topps, Neiman Marcus, Panini and countless others, as well as with regional businesses and organizations in NBA cities and abroad

PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • Managed a monthly advice column for Slam Magazine
  • Executed campaigns for clients with NBA TV, Slam Magazine, GQ, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, MTV, The Score, ESPN and Rogers Sportsnet
  • Each campaign is tailored to increase a client’s public profile
  • Thread helps athletes leverage image consulting and achieve social media verification
  • We provide media and interview training for clients in order to build their image, especially before the Draft

CHARITY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Once you sign with Thread Sports Management, you become a part of a family. It is our mission to make sure our clients are using their platform to impact the greater community whether that is starting a foundation, running a basketball clinic etc. We seek out opportunities for our clients to give back, and get engaged with causes that they are passionate about.

PRE-DRAFT TRAINING

  • Individualized training with the best trainers across the industry to ensure the highest rate of success
  • Access to recovery treatment, therapies and food & nutrition plans
  • Receiving honest and valuable insight to further your game in specific areas
  • Media training to prepare for questions from the front office
  • Having all the tools, support and guidance needed to ensure success at the combine and/or workouts

PROMOTING CLIENTS

  • At Thread Sports Management, we have access to a substantial network and all the necessary resources to take your career to the next level

POST-CAREER MANAGEMENT

  • This process is crucial and complicated. We strive to simplify the complex and help each client build a plan to that works for them.
  • Beyond the court, the relationships we have built with our clients last forever. We consider it our duty to help our clients prepare for the next stage in life.